Average Bench: 49.2% (372nd of 1206)

Based on 3,593 user benchmarks.  Device: BFEBFBFF000306C3 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4600M CPU @ 2.90GHz
Poor: 29%Average: 49.2% Great: 57%
Gaming
Gaming 49%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-4600M averaged 50.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 89.5Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 156Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-4600M is 28.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-4600M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 239Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 236Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 3,593 samples)
Min Avg Max
43 1-Core 89.5 105
82 2-Core 156 192
59.1% 123 Pts
Min Avg Max
128 4-Core 234 272
139 8-Core 236 272
32.1% 235 Pts
Min Avg Max
156 64-Core 239 275
16.1% 239 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 104
2-Core 174
67% 139 Pts
4-Core 265
8-Core 272
36% 268 Pts
64-Core 275
18% 275 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 103
2-Core 178
68% 141 Pts
4-Core 262
8-Core 272
36% 267 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.9
2-Core 172
66% 136 Pts
4-Core 263
8-Core 255
36% 259 Pts
64-Core 262
18% 262 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.5 GHz (avg)
1-Core 99.6
2-Core 175
66% 137 Pts
4-Core 252
8-Core 266
35% 259 Pts
64-Core 267
18% 267 Pts
CPU Socket - U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
1-Core 100
2-Core 162
64% 131 Pts
4-Core 248
8-Core 249
34% 248 Pts
64-Core 210
14% 210 Pts
U3E1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 2.9 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71.3
2-Core 136
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 209
26% 196 Pts
64-Core 204
14% 204 Pts
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 23,788,865 CPUs tested.

Typical Core i7-4600M Builds (Compare 3,082 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 13%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 25%
Surfboard

System: Dell Latitude E6440

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 17% - Very poor Total price: $75

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-4600M Processor (4M Cache, up to 3.60 GHz)
Code NameHaswell
Launch DateQ4'13
Processor Numberi7-4600M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache4 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.1/4.2, AVX 2.0
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography22 nm
Recommended Price$346.00
Clock Speed2.9 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3.6 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI2
Max TDP37 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 4600
Graphics Base Frequency400 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/VGA
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported3
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.3 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Graphics Video Max Memory2 GB

Memory

Max Memory Size32 GB
Memory TypesDDR3L 1333/1600
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision3
PCI Express Configurations1x16 or 2x8 or 1x8 2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes
Secure KeyYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
TSX-NINo
vPro TechYes
Identity Protection TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm x 4.7mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCPGA946

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechYes
Anti-Theft TechYes

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